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From Hasse Schougaard <hasse.schouga...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What about those JavaBeans?
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2007 13:14:27 GMT
Hey Jonathan. I think you have confused 'JavaBeans' with 'Enterprise 
JavaBeans', the latter being considered 'hefty' in todays world.


Jonathan Alvarsson wrote:
> Hi I have been working a bit with Hibernate and want to get a look at 
> iBatis. I have read the first 80-90 pages of the "iBatis in action" 
> book and I am a bit confused.
> JavaBeans?! Isn't that that horribly bloaty standard that everyone 
> tells me to avoid? What's it doing in what I thought was a lightweight 
> and easy framework?
> I read that iBatis doesn't make any demands on the domain model. Then 
> the book says that I should use JavaBeans and mumbles something about 
> a 114 pages specification and starts to tell me about the most basic 
> stuffs about JavaBeans and more or less hints that this will not be 
> enough. I feel somewhat confused now. Isn't this a demand on the 
> domain model?
> Please explain this because it just doesn't make sence to me...
> -- 
> // Jonathan 

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